DIY Hacks for Your American Girl Doll



Affiliate links may have been used in this post. To read our full disclaimer, click here.

FREE offers are often time-sensitive. Although they are FREE at the time of posting, please be sure to verify the offer is still free before claiming or purchasing it. (We are not responsible for price changes.) Thank you!

If anyone has an American Girl Doll you know how expensive all the accessories and extras can be!
AGdolsOwning an American Girl Doll doesn’t have to be as expensive as it seems. If you are creative and love to DIY and make crafts, you can create some AMAZING items for your dolls that cost barely anything. 

Here are some of our favorite ideas:

DIY Doll Furniture:
DIY Doll Nightstand
This is such a cute diy to make a doll sized nightstand. Perfect craft to make doll furniture for our American Girl Dolls.

DIY Lemonade Stand
Lemonade7

Doll Trundle Bed
american girl trundle doll bed

Ikea Hacked Doll Closet
DIY American Girl Gymnastic Bars
DIY Doll Desk Set
DIY Doll Size Lockers
Doll Size Bathtub (from the Dollar Store)
Doll Sized Music Stand

FREE Doll Crafts and Printables:
American Girl Doll Ideas has some FABULOUS ideas. She has this great page full of Doll Crafts and Printables that you can make for your dolls. There are free printables and also videos. Your girls will have a blast watching them.
Here are some of our favorites:
AG Doll Cookie Jar
Science Fair Set Tutorial
American Girl Paper Towel Printables
DIY AG Doll Jello Pudding Craft Printables
Grace’s Bakery Bags Printables
DIY Doll Star Wars Lightsaber
Laundry Printables
American Girl Coffee Pot

DIY Doll Clothes and Accessories:
DIY Doll Socks
Never run out of American Girl doll socks again! These DIY doll socks can be made in just a few minutes. Learn how here!

Fabric Tulle Skirt
AG Doll Booties
No-Sew Doll Cast
Handerkerchief Skirt
American Girl Doll Pillowcase Nightgown

Easy No Sew Fleece Poncho  – we used this easy tutorial with our American Heritage Girls Troop as we were working on the Toys and Games Badge. We didn’t have any fleece so we used jersey knit fabric instead.
11988427_10206879675966606_5743431134449333483_nThere are also lots of ways to clean your doll up and get her hair shiny and nice again without having to send her away to the expensive doll hospital!
Doll Hair and Skin Care:
Fixing Doll Hair Curly or Straight
How to Care for Dolls Hair and Vinyl
How to Fix Curly American Girl Doll Hair
How to Restore an American Girl Doll
How to Make an American Girl Doll Look New Again
How to Clean Marks off Vinyl Dolls

If you don’t have the time or resources to make your own items, I have found some very inexpensive accessories and furniture that work great! We have the bunk bed set and love it! It’s held up with three little girls for over 2 years now!

Written by Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

Opt In Image
Join our growing list of 120,000 homeschoolers who LOVE free stuff!

Is my email safe and will I get junk? Click here for info.

Similar Posts You Might Like:


Need An Affordable Approach to Learning?
Save time, money and stress with our award-winning online homeschool curriculum!

Planning for a Move: FREE Checklists and other Printables to Help You Stay on Track

Spring and summer are often the times of year in which families need to relocate, moving across town or even across the country. There is so much to organize when planing a move (in addition to homeschooling!) Let these free printables help you get the job done with  the least amount…

Daily Planning Printables

Here is a daily planning printable and editable to help moms stay organized. Click here to check out this freebie now!

Stain Removal Tips with FREE Printable

Put this handy stain removal tips printable in your laundry room so that you have easy access to the best stain removal tips for the toughest stains.GET IT HERE

40 Beach Tips, Hacks, and Ideas

Living in Florida, there are so many opportunities to run to the beach. It may be April, but our summer weather is already in full-force. For those of you who are still waiting out the cold winter weather, take heart. It won't be long before you're on spring break or…

FREE Printable Cleaning Checklist

Simply Rebekah has a FREE printable cleaning checklist that you can customize to meet your needs.  The checklist is all on one sheet of paper and is broken down into the following sections - weekly, every 2 weeks, monthly, every 3 months, twice a year, and annually.GET IT HERE

Family Travel On A Budget FREE Podcast

Summer is coming; is your family planning on traveling? Many of us homeschoolers like to travel during the spring and fall months when the rest of the world is in school. Anytime I can avoid crowds and the dead heat of summer, I will!Regardless of when you travel, this free…

17 Nifty Ideas for Using Chalkboard Paint

It's always fun to update our home decor. I find myself especially motivated whenever the change of weather occurs. If you've got about an extra $10 (for a 30 oz. can of chalkboard paint) and the time, you can create a chic, functional conversation piece. Give an old crockpot, coffee…

10 Bible Study Hacks for Beginners

Mom, you may be a success in the homeschooling department, but how's your personal spiritual life? Do you have a routine or a system with which you nourish your own soul? We all know how busy life can be for us, and it's important to carve out time to spend…

3 1/2 Ways to ROCK Family Vacation Photos

When you go on vacation, you want the photos you took to capture the magic of your experience. You may be able to capture a hundred pictures with your digital camera, but will they actually be pictures you want to show others?Check out these outstanding tips to take beautiful photos. Not only…

25 Essential Oil Rollerball Blend Recipes

Essential oils are a natural way to solve everyday ailments. Many problems such as headaches, stress, and motion sickness may be improved by a few drops of an essential oil blend. These recipes can be made ahead and placed in a rollerball bottle for portability and accessibility. Simply roll the…

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL NEW POSTS

Notebooking Pages Free Resources